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January 13, 1934

Council on Physical Therapy

JAMA. 1934;102(2):129. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750020041010

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ULTRAVIOLET THERAPY IN ORAL DISEASES  The Council on Dental Therapeutics of the American Dental Association has adopted a report concerning the therapeutic use of ultraviolet radiation for the treatment of oral diseases and conditions. This report, the Council on Physical Therapy believes, will be of as much interest to the general practitioner as to the dentist.While investigating ultraviolet radiation apparatus and reviewing propagandizing literature for the appliances, the Council on Physical Therapy noted in some instances that, along with clinical indications and therapeutic claims intended primarily for the attention of the physician, odontologic claims were recorded side by side. In other instances separate booklets were prepared for the attention of the dentist. In general, the following indications, conditions and diseases were found in the advertising matter: abscesses, alveolectomy

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